The 24th annual Coronado Schools Foundation fundraiser will take place at the Coronado High School (CHS) quad and Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 15th from 5-9 p.m. The Connect-a-Thon, a reinvented form of the telethon, aims to connect Coronado public schools…Continue
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This past Wednesday, Coronadans joined together to honor local peacemakers at the eleventh annual Peacemaker Awards, hosted by the Coronado Human Relations Commission.
The commission was formed in 1999 in response to the Columbine tragedy. It is now a branch of Coronado SAFE and supports respect, understanding, and the peaceful resolution of conflict among youth and adults in Coronado. They annually award community members who promote peaceful communication and conflict resolution…Continue
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A widowed lawyer visits a tiny town frightened by a not-so-tall tale of a malevolent ghost.
On Saturday night, I visited the beautiful and recently refurbished Village Theatre and saw The Woman in Black. After buying a bag of popcorn and settling into my seat, I prepared myself for a terrifying treat.
This story, set in Victorian age England, follows widowed Arthur Kipps (played by Daniel Radcliffe, freshly out of the…Continue
Based on Greek mythology, the ensemble play Metamorphoses takes Ovid’s classic transformation stories and sets them to contemporary language. The play uses the idea of love through the medium of water to examine how and why human beings change, shown through the transformation of characters…Continue
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Coronado is best known for its gorgeous beaches and famous Hotel Del, but for civilians living on this enchanted isle a mystery lies beyond the gates of our two military bases. What’s it like to live on base? This week I interviewed two residents of our Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) and Naval Amphibious Base Coronado (NAB) on the Strand to get their take on what it’s like to live on a military base.
Eleventh grader Sarah Asher, a resident of NAB…Continue
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Everyone knows a picture is worth a thousand words, but what is one word worth? Sisters Susan King and Nancy Aspaas of Coronado and Minnesota, respectively, put this question to the test in their blog “A Word Between Us”.
Susan has been a Coronado resident for the past three years. She is the wife of an Air Force pilot and a mother of two boys: Aaron, 7, and Sam, 5. Her first taste of island…Continue
My history in Coronado really starts in the 1980's when my parents came to visit Coronado on a whim and ended up staying here for good. I was born in a San Diego hospital so my first day in Coronado was actually the day after I was born! Some of my first memories of this enchanted isle were…